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Aug 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm


About a-half dozen people have applied for the city administrator’s job in grand forks.   The deadline for seeking the post is Friday.   h-r director darryl hovland says if past history is any indication he would expect the number of candidates to climb as the deadline nears.   The city posted the nationwide search in a number of ways including job service north Dakota and Minnesota…the league of cities and counties…and the city’s website to name a few.   Officials say no local candidates have surfaced…yet.   current city administrator rick duquette is planning to retire October first.   duquette has held the job since 2001.


Meanwhile….east grand forks (mn) may be getting close to filling its’ top job in city government.   The council has offered the position to david murphy.  murphy held a similar position in belle plaine (mn).   he is no longer employed by the south-central minnesota city.

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